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The Immense Ocean: Al-Bahr al-Madid: A Thirteenth Century Quranic Commentary on the Chapters of the All-Merciful, the Event, and Iron

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Providing commentary on three oft-recited chapters of the Holy Qur'an, this excerpt of the monumental discourse by 18th-century mystic and scholar Ahmad ibn 'Ajiba presents both an example of Islamic erudition based on traditional sources as well as insight into his own personal journey of discovery. Each verse is expounded upon with an exoteric explanation as well as rela ...more
Paperback, 204 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Fons Vitae (first published 2009)
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Ayman Naimi
Apr 18, 2013 Ayman Naimi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
كتاب البحر المديد في تفسير القران المجيد لسيدي احمد بن عجيبة رحمه الله...كتاب رائع في التفسير العرفاني (أو ما يسمى التفسير الإشاري) لكلام رب العالمين...وهو يتناول في مجملة انعكاسات مملكة التدبيرات الإلهية على ظل هذه المملكة على الأرض...فشكر الله لكاتبه
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Dec 16, 2010 Dina Kaidir Elsouly rated it it was amazing
An exquisite Sufi Tafsir of three surahs in the Al-Qur'an, translated into English. My Arabic is not up to par yet. :)

For those interested in finding the inner meaning of these Holy Verses.

Not everything is linear, neat and tidy. To judge something or someone as credible based on these qualities leaves one severely in the dark, so to speak.
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my first too read book on this sight. MashaAllah :)
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Ahmad Ibn 'Ajiba
Photo : Ibn Ajiba's own handwriting.
أحمد بن عجيبة، أحد علماء أهل السنة
والجماعة ومن أعلام التصوف السني في القرن الثاني عشر الهجري في المغرب

هو أبو العباس أحمد بن محمد بن المهدي بن الحسين بن محمد بن عجيبة الإدريسي الحسني الشريف، وُلد في مدشرا عجيبش في مدينة تطوان المغربية سنة 1161 هـ الموافق 1758م. واشتغل بتعلم القرآن الكريم والطاعات من صلاة وذكر منذ طفولته المبكرة.

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“يقول سبحانه : يا من هو منى قريب ، تدبر سرّى فإنه غريب ، أنا المحب ، وأنا الحبيب ، وأنا القريب ، وأنا المجيب ، أنا الرحيم الرحمن ، وأنا الملك الديان ، أنا الرحمن بنعمة الإيجاد ، والرحيم بتوالي الإمداد. منّى كان الإيجاد ، وعلىّ دوام الإمداد ، وأنا رب العباد ، أنا الملك الدّيان ، وأنا المجازى بالإحسان على الإحسان ، أنا الملك على الإطلاق ، لو لا جهالة أهل العناد والشقاق ، الأمر لنا على الدوام ، لمن فهم عنا من الأنام.” 12 likes
“العزلة عن الناس عزلة الضعفاء, العزلة بين الناس عزلة الأقوياء.” 12 likes
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